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Growth of infants during the first year of life according to feeding regimen in the first 4 months.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12630713     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This study aimed to compare the first-year growth of infants who had received different feeding regimens throughout the first 4 months. Anthropometric measurements of 332 infants attending a well child clinic were analysed. The infants were divided into four groups: exclusively breastfed (BF), predominantly BF, partially BF, and non-BE Exclusively BF infants were significantly heavier in the first 2 months of life compared to partially BF or non-BF infants Weight and length measurements of the predominantly BF infants were almost identical to those of the exclusively BF group at all ages. Our data show that the exclusively BF infants have a different growth pattern during the first year of life than those of partially BF or non-BF infants.
Authors:
Gülbin Gökçay; Janet M Turan; Alev Partalci; Olcay Neyzi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of tropical pediatrics     Volume:  49     ISSN:  0142-6338     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Trop. Pediatr.     Publication Date:  2003 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-03-12     Completed Date:  2003-04-02     Revised Date:  2006-03-28    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8010948     Medline TA:  J Trop Pediatr     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  6-12     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Family Health, Institute of Child Health, University of Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey. womanchild@superonline.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Anthropometry*
Breast Feeding*
Female
Growth*
Humans
Infant Food*
Infant, Newborn
Male
Retrospective Studies
Sex Ratio
Turkey

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